Bali’s $190m cruise port likely to lure tourists to New Bali

Published on : Thursday, August 17, 2017

BaliBali is ready to welcome a brand new cruise terminal, hoping to attract the ‘rich guy’, contributing to the generation of a generous amount of tourist dollars.

 

Actually, the nation is leaving no stone unturned in its efforts to boost the tourism numbers to 20 million a year. This region wishes to attract regular cruise holidaymakers who would be delighted to make their way to the biggest cruise port and terminal of Indonesia based in Bali. And, the name of the Indonesian company proposing to achieve this is Pelindo III.

 

Ari Askhara who is the chief executive of Pelindo II said that currently people are content with places like Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, however the response to Bali in terms of attracting tourist arrivals is quite rare owing to its infrastructural shortcomings.

 

He said that they were eager to invite ‘the rich guy’ to sail across to Bali.

 

After five years of planning, this company hopes that it would be receiving the final approval for the $A190 million project by the end of August.

 

This would permit them to expand the dock to make room for three cruise shops at a time, instead of doing so at a single one. Furthermore, Bali authorities are also planning to construct a passenger terminal and a 90-odd berth marina.

 

Pelindo III is ‘aligning’ itself with the program of the government to lure 20 million foreign tourists in the year 2019.

 

And, the government has identified 10 new destinations, as “10 new Balis” and this includes Labuan Bajo close to Komodo Island in East Nusa Tenggara and Lake Toba in Sumatra.

 

It is certain that two million tourists would be entering Bali through cruise vessels in a year. And, therefore, Bali is also planning for port improvements in East Java and Java.

 

Anak Agung Gede Yuniartha Putra, the tourism office chief of Bali tourism said that the cruise terminal was essential for the island with Denpasar airport at capacity.

 

 

 

 

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